How do you typically react to difficulties in life, such as work stress, rejection, physical problems, or financial hardship? Do you instinctively fight uncomfortable experiences or find fault in yourself when things go wrong?
Lynda Barry and Dan Chaon have been teaching together for the last three years. Together they have developed a set of writing exercises that are part of their forthcoming book, Workbook 52.
“A close relationship is something that most people crave—and to share it with another being that doesn’t speak your language leaves you speechless.” —James French
Your life story is your most valuable asset, but do you know how to share it? Can you overcome your inner censors and keep writing in the face of frustration? How do you begin to tell a story that took so many years to live?
Most of us spend the majority of our day working or thinking about work. Often, our jobs can feel like an unruly journey—sometimes exhilarating, other times discouraging, creatively fulfilling, or tragically toxic.
“I have made it my mission to help people understand the importance of the environment and how it affects their lives. It’s about reconnecting with the Earth.” —Les Stroud
The essential message of the Buddha, and other wisdom teachers throughout the ages, is that the very qualities we yearn for and work so hard to develop are immediately present as the essence of our being.
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